As more animals are spotted in urban areas, researchers recognize how cities can play a significant role in fostering biodiversity. PHOTOGRAPH: DAVID L. RYAN/BOSTON GLOBE/GETTY IMAGES THIS STORY ORIGINALLY appeared on Yale Environment 360 and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Last year, as billions of people around the globe were in coronavirus lockdown, […]

The species is among 28 animals being assessed for potential upgrade of their threat status as their numbers plummet following sweeping bushfires. PHOTOGRAPH: GETTY IMAGES THIS STORY ORIGINALLY appeared in The Guardian and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The koala is being considered for official listing as endangered after the summer’s bushfire disaster […]

Image of Durrelle Scott and his graduate student taking water samples on the New River as part of his research that uses data to examine how climate change has impacted flooding in the U.S. Credit: Virginia Tech There’s a tendency in modern America to think of flooding as nothing but […]

These two white-tailed deer, a fawn on the left and a female wearing a GPS collar on the right, were observed during an aerial survey in Florida’s Big Cypress National Preserve. Photo by Elina Garrison, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Credit: Elina Garrison, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission […]

Wind energy is increasingly seen as a sustainable alternative to fossil fuels, as it contributes to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. It is estimated that by 2050, wind turbines will contribute more than 20% of the global electricity supply. However, the rapid expansion of wind farms has raised concerns […]